NIH Director’s Blog Post on this Image
Daniela Malide, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
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A mouse's fat cells (red) are shown surrounded by a network of blood vessels (green). Fat cells store and release energy, protect organs and nerve tissues, insulate us from the cold, and help us absorb important vitamins.
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